Office - Sanford, FL
We are presenting the most treasured historic property in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford by Lake Monroe. The building is a contributing property in the Sanford Commercial District, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 15, 1976. It is known as PICO Building that stands for Plant Investment Co., Henry Plant's hotel and rail empire who did for Florida's west coast what Henry Flagler's millions did for east coast. 2-story red brick PICO Building was built during 1886-1887 as the terminal hotel for railroads and river steamboats that served Sanford. PICO Hotel was designed by Sanfordâs architect William T. Cotter in the Romanesque Revival & Moorish Revival styles of architecture and built by the H. M. Papworth Construction Company. The Turkish style resembles Plant's Tampa Bay Hotel. High ceilings, wooden floors, and 9 fireplaces exist throughout the interior. In 1906 PICO was remodeled and sold to Takach Family, which had operated the restaurant for Mr. Plant. Their restaurant continued in the building for about 50 years. Many famous figures visited PICO Hotel, including President Calvin Coolidge when he came to Seminole County in 1929. Currently property finished for office use. Thereâre 4 working bathrooms on 1st floor and all plumbing in place for bathrooms on 2nd floor. The property has office & reception area. PICO Bldg has hospitality, residential, retail and museum possibility. Plenty of parking is on-site. Property qualifies for substantial restoration incentives from multiple entities. Located in the middle of Historic District near City Hall & Courthouse. One block from Lake Monroe & Sanford Marina, downtown shops & restaurants. Convenient access to I-4 and SR 417. PICO Building stands in its glory with many original details preserved and awaits for a new owner!
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